Rams Face a Challanging Season as Basketball Schedule is Announced
When the 2010-2011 basketball season comes around the Bluefield College Ramblin' Rams will showcase their talent by playing several NCAA DI/DII schools highlighting just a few of the teams challenging games this season.
October 15, 2010
Coach Richard Morgan and Coach Keith Jennings ready to embark on second season with BC.
2010 Rams Basketball Team
Bluefield, VA—When the 2010-2011 basketball season comes around the Bluefield College Ramblin' Rams will showcase their talent by playing several NCAA DI/DII schools highlighting just a few of the teams challenging games this season.
The Rams who finished the season as Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Regular Season Champions with an 11-5 conference record; finished the season 16-14 overall , and lost just one lone senior in Omar Reed; look to continue the tradition of winning this season.
The team opens up at home against Barber Scotia University on November 4, 2010, this marks one of just eleven home games that Rams will play this season. The team will spend the majority of the season on the road taking on two NCAA DI schools, five NCAA DII schools, and two nationally ranked NAIA DI schools, not to mention the seven AAC schools in their conference.
Highlighting the challenging schedule is when the Rams play against NCAA D-I schools Winston Salem State on December 4 in Winston Salem, North Carolina at 6:00 pm; and Charleston Southern University at 7:00 pm on December 12 in Charleston, South Carolina.
The five NCAA DII schools that the Rams will face features two of the home games on the Rams turf, on November 9 at 7:30 pm the Rams face King College; and on January 17 the Rams will face local rival Bluefield State College, in the Battle of the Bluefields' game at 8:00 pm, both at home. They will also take on NCAA DII schools like Cedarville University, local college rival Concord University, and Carson- Newman College.
The challenge does not stop there for the Rams they will also play to NAIA nationally ranked teams: Mountain State University twice on November 26 at 6:00 pm and December 30 at 7:00 pm both in Beckley, West Virginia. They will also play Lee University on November 6 in Cleveland, TN and then again on December 18 at home at 2:00 pm.
They will also play the seven schools comprising the AAC Conference they will play Reinhardt University, Milligan College, Union College, Tennessee Wesleyan College, Virginia Intermont College, Bryan College, and Montreat College. Bluefield College lost in the AAC semi-finals to eventual champ UVA- Wise last year.
The 2010-2011 Rams will be led by Richard Morgan who will begin his second year as head coach and Keith Jennings who will return as assistant coach for the program.